Coach Yourself to a New Career: 7 Steps to Reinventing Your Professional Life

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April 12, 2010


Mixed media product, 240 pages

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0071703098 / 9780071703093


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Bestselling author offers a step-by-step program to making the right choices about a new career move

Don't fear taking the leap into a new career with this seven step program from bestselling author and life coach Talane Miedaner. Whatever the situation or economic environment, Coach Yourself to a New Career gives you the tools to take matters into your own hands by assessing your needs and strengths, finding the right work fit, weighing options and possible sacrifices, and preparing your family for transitions.

Packed with expert advice and helpful examples from her many statistical clients--as well as her own career change process--Miedaner shows how anyone can reinvent their professional life.

Coach Yourself to a New Career:

  • Offers a seven-step approach to career reinvention and practical advice for a smooth transition
  • Profiles everyday people who achieved career reinvention on their own terms - and what their stories can teach you
  • Shows you how to assess your needs and strengths
  • Helps you decide what tough decisions or sacrifices you may have to make
  • Prepares your spouse or family for transition

Miedaner shares her own story of launching her coaching business--with careful planning, hard work, commitment and faith. She shows how you can follow other's examples to achieve the professional life you want.

Table of contents

Step 1. Perfect the Present
Master every Aspect of your Work
Clear the Clutter
Handle Any Problems with you Boss and Colleagues Get Your House in Order
Get Your Personal and Emotional Needs Met - So You're Not
Depending on Your Job for Happiness
Step 2. Determine What Kind of Career/Work Can Support your Ideal Life
Real Life Examples of People Who Have Done This
One Ideal Day
Step 3. Identify Your Natural Abilities
How Do You Discover Your Natural Talents?
Interviewing Your Friends, Family and Co-workers
The 6 Questions
Step 4. Identify Your Passions and Values
The Envy Method
The Values List
The Highlights of My Life
Step 5. Identify Your Personal Style
Self-Assessment Exercises
Step 6. Assess where you are in the grand scheme of life
Life Planning Kit
The Big List
The Timeline
Mini Breaks and Sabbaticals
Step 7. The Transition Period
Creating the Time
Getting Your Reserve in Place
Working Smarter
Leveraging the 80/20 Rule
Testing the Waters
Getting the Training and Experience you Need

Author comments

Talane Miedaner is a renowned life coach and has been featured in Fortune, Glamour, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan and Fitness magazines. She is also author of The Secret Laws of Attraction and Coach Yourself to Success.

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